"It is natural for a soil to be covered with vegetation, and
when the land is continually under the plow and only one crop is
grown, an unnatural condition exists, and as a result there is a
loss of fertility.”
Harry Snyder, University of Minnesota Soil Scientist, 1900
The purpose of the South
Dakota No-Till Association is to promote, advance and improve
agriculture through the utilization of no-till farming methods.
To encourage, aid and conduct research of no-till farming
practices and disseminate educational information to producers
using or wanting to use no-till cropping systems.